Season 4, Episode 1

Applying the Science of Reading at any grade level with Laura Cusack

Kicking off season 4, Susan Lambert hosts this special episode with Laura Cusack, executive director of K–8 ELA strategy at Amplify. This dynamic duo sheds light on the pandemic’s effects on literacy achievement and strategizes how to make up for lost foundational skills while keeping students moving forward in grade-level learning. They also urge educators to make it a point to honor the diverse experiences of their students during reading instruction.